Owolabi Adewale, a 29-year-old man, has allegedly admitted killing her 99-year old aunty, whom he accused of using her spiritual power to change his Baba Ijebu lotto winning number.
The suspect, who was arrested by operatives of the Ogun State police command, allegedly committed the crime at Maraisa Lane, Igan road in Ago-Iwoye area of the State.
According to a statement signed and issued on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, by the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, his arrest followed a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer of Ago-Iwoye Division, CSP Ade Adedoyin.
“On receiving the distress call, the DPO quickly led his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested and the cutlass, which he used to wreck the havoc, was also recovered. On interrogation, the suspect admitted killing the old woman with matchet claiming that he had an inclination that the woman was responsible for most of his spiritual problems.
“He stated further that he is a regular player of Baba Ijebu lotto and that whenever he is sure of winning, the deceased who was his father’s elder sister will use her supernatural power to change the winning number.”
Oyeyemi said the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Ijebu-Ode General Hospital mortuary for post mortem examination.
He adding that the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police State Criminal investigation and intelligence Department, DCP Wale Abass, to take over the case and see to diligent prosecution of the suspect.
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